How the Baby Steps Fund Helps
Categories: Funds
Without the Baby Steps Fund, a grieving mother could not afford a funeral service for her stillborn baby. Last fall, she gave birth to twins and one baby was born stillborn. She desperately wanted a funeral service for her baby, but could not afford the cost. The Baby Steps was able to step in and …

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How the Hospice Fund Helps
Categories: Funds
Without the hospice fund, a hospice patient was not going to have the Christmas they deserved in 2016. In the fall of 2016, the hospice fund provided in a meaningful way for a 53 year old woman in Salem estranged from her family. At the time, she was living with a family member who kicked …

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The Greatest Person I Knew
Categories: Stories & Memories
It began in 2012, when they discovered the cancer. Salle wanted to stay in Rolla since she had all the confidence in Dr. Joe Bond and his staff. Surgery was involved to reduce the cancer. “Salle’s doctors, Dr. Joe Bond and Dr. Dana Voight, treat everyone like family and make sure you are comfortable,” said …

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It’s a Team Fight
Categories: Stories & Memories
It’s hard to believe it’s been over a decade ago that I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I was in my early 40s at the time and my husband and I were in the middle of living a full and busy life. Our family life was centered around our four children who at the time …

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